What to bring on your Spanish wine tour

Packing List on your Spanish wine tour vineyard boots/shoes comfortable, casual walking shoes shorts for warm weather vineyard visits jeans for cool weather vineyard visits 1-2 business casual outfits for dining out bathing suit light rain jacket sunscreen camera cell phone (check your coverage before you leave to see if you can purchase an international…

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Why go on a wine tour of Spain? Wine tours Spain by NWT

Why go on a wine tour of Spain? – PART 1 Having lived in Spain for over 10 years and hailing from the Napa Valley, in California – which is arguably of the most regularly visited wine regions in the world – many people have asked me: ‘Why should I book a wine tour Spain?…

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The wines styles of Priorat and Montsant

Apart from the characteristic concentrated reds, various producers from the Priorat region are also making a surprising amount of interesting white wines styles from unusual grapes varieties such as Garnacha Blanca (White Grenache), Macabeo and Pedro Ximenez (the key player in Sherry country, used for “Amontillados” and “Olorosos”). Priorat white wines are also high in…

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Tasting notes on Priorat & Montsant wines

Whites Made primarily from a blend of Macabeo and Garnach Blanca. Most are light to dark yellow in color, with fruit aromas and hints of mountain herbs. The mouth has Mediterranean characteristics: warm, with rustic notes. Rosés Perhaps the least characteristic of the region due to the warm climate that produces very ripe fruit rather…

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